Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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Notation Category heading Add Mod ?
Y Children’s, Teenage and Educational
Use all Y* codes for: material aimed at, or purposefully written or created for a juvenile or adolescent audience (except for graphic novels, comic books, manga in X*). DO NOT USE: code ‘Y’ itself, but select specific categories from section Y*. Use all Y* codes with: only one INTEREST AGE 5A* Qualifier to indicate a guideline starting interest age (detailed age ranges should be included in other metadata) – or for YP* use EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE 4* qualifiers. All other qualifiers can be used as appropriate with Y* codes. DO NOT USE for: material intended primarily for adults that may also appeal to older teenagers. For ‘new adult’ content see note at 5LKE
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YZ Children’s / Teenage stationery and miscellaneous items
Use all YZ* codes for: products such as stationery and non-book articles for children or adolescents that would not be categorised using another Y* subject category as a primary or main subject. Use with: other subject codes as appropriate but YZ* should be the main or principal code. Details of formats are conveyed in other product metadata
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YZG Children’s gift books
Use for: books, typically small format and of a decorative, humorous or inspirational nature, intended to be given as gifts to children
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